South Korea wraps up Asian Games archery competition with 3 gold medals
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South Korea wraps up Asian Games archery competition with 3 gold medals

August 11, 2019


Let’s give you the latest from Jakarta and
Palembang — the host cities for the 2018 Asian Games. South Korean archers won three golds on Tuesday,…
taking Team Korea’s gold medal haul to 32. Won Jung-hwan has more on that and the rest
of the day’s action. South Korea once again proved they are the
powerhouse of archery,… wrapping up the archery competition with three more gold medals
on Tuesday. In the men’s individual recurve final,…
world number 1 Kim Woo-jin defeated teammate Lee Woo-seok for the gold. The women’s and men’s compound teams followed
up with gold medals of their own. South Korea ended the archery campaign on
a winning note, grabbing three golds from the final three events,… but the overall
feeling was disappointment. That’s because of the archery squad had been
aiming to win eight golds, but only ended up winning four. On the cycling track,… Na Ah-reum became the first South Korean athlete
at this year’s Asiad to scoop three gold medals with her victory in the women’s team pursuit
track cycling. Na had previously won two road cycling events,
the individual road race and time trial. She could add another gold medal at the women’s
Madison event on Friday. Meanwhile, South Korea won the silver medal
in the men’s team table tennis event, losing three-nil to China in the final. China has now won the men’s team gold in seven
straight Asian Games…. and South Korea has been the silver medalist in all of them. In baseball,… two-time defending champions
South Korea hammered Hong Kong 21-to-3 on Tuesday to advance to the next round. South Korea will play back-to-back day games
as it will face Japan on Thursday and then China on Friday. The top two nations will clash in Saturday’s
gold medal game. In terms of the medal standings, South Korea
is still in third place behind Japan,… and is unlikely to achieve its original target
of 65 gold medals with less than five days of the Asian Games remaining. Won Jung-hwan, Arirang News.

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